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Food Friday: #Top10 Ways to Eat Healthy Without Going Broke

Posted October 5th, 2012 by

“I’d like to eat healthy food, but those stores are just too expensive.” I hear that over and over again, and it’s true. Some of those stores that boast of delicious, abundant produce, grass-fed beef and fresh-caught fish, are indeed expensive, but you do have some other options. Certainly the solution is not to turn [...]

Posted Under: Nutrition & Food

TX Mom Jailed For Letting Kids Play Outside (VIDEO)

Posted October 4th, 2012 by

A mom arrested for letting her two children play outside? Isn’t that what kids are supposed to do? Yes. you read that right. Tammy Cooper was arrested last week and thrown into jail because her two kids, ages 6 and 9, were playing outside. The youngsters weren’t vandalizing, or causing any kind of trouble. They [...]

Educational Success Is Largely Determined By Where You Live

Posted June 21st, 2012 by

by Judy Molland at Earlier this year, Care2′s Kristina Chew wrote about the widening gap between rich and poor students in schools across the U.S. over the past few decades and how, as a result, the gap in standardized test scores between affluent and low-income students has grown by 40 percent since the 1960′s. [...]

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Traveling With an Autistic Child in Holland, Italy, France… (Video)

Posted June 21st, 2012 by

by Kristina Chew at   Morgen Kann Warten — German for Tomorrow Can Wait — is a Kickstarter project about traveling with an autistic child in Europe. Scott and Monika Knight (who live in Berlin) describe their travels all over Europe — Thessaloniki in Greece, Nice and Paris in France, Dublin and Connemara in [...]

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No Kids Under 18 Allowed Outside Without Adult Supervision

Posted April 30th, 2012 by

by Judy Molland A community in Florida is prohibiting anyone under age 18 from going outside unsupervised by an adult. That’s right: if you’re a kid at Ole Village in Lely Resort, Collier County, Florida, that means no bike riding, no walking to the bus stop, no being outside at all, without an adult. Some [...]

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Live From Britain: 50 Things For Kids To Do Outdoors Before They Turn 12

Posted April 16th, 2012 by

by Judy Molland Britain’s National Trust, an organization that preserves outdoor spaces as well as historic buildings in the UK, earlier this year announced a campaignto improve people’s links with nature and wildlife. The Trust’s director general Fiona Reynolds said that in particular, children needed freedom to discover nature for themselves, stating her belief that [...]

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